Kuupik Kleist

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Kuupik Vandersee Kleist
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4th Prime Minister of Greenland
In office
12 June 2009 – 5 April 2013
MonarchMargrethe II
DeputyJens B. Frederiksen
Preceded byHans Enoksen
Succeeded byAleqa Hammond
Chairman of the OCT
for Greenland
In office
23 January 2012 – 25 September 2012
Leader of the Inuit Ataqatigiit
In office
10 June 2007 – Present
DeputyAqqaluaq B. Egede
Preceded byJosef Motzfeldt
Member of the Greenlandic Parliament
In office
8 February 2002 – Present
Member of the Danish Parliament
In office
20 November 2001 – 13 November 2007
Member of the Greenlandic Parliament
In office
1995–1996
Minister of Public Works and Transport
In office
1991–1995
Prime MinisterLars Emil Johansen
Personal details
Born
Jakob Edvard Kuupik Kleist

(1958-03-31) 31 March 1958 (age 61)
Qullissat, Greenland
NationalityGreenlandic
Political partyInuit Ataqatigiit
Spouse(s)Aviaaja Vandersee Kleist (2012–present)
Children5
Alma materUniversity of Roskilde
Websiteia.gl/kuupik-kleist

Jakob Edvard Kuupik Kleist (born 31 March 1958) was the Prime Minister of Greenland from 2009 to 2013.[1][2] He was succeeded by Aleqa Hammond.

References[change | change source]

  1. The Necessary Voice of Greenland - Information.dk. Retrieved 14 February 2012.
  2. Thomas Borchert: "Troubled Greenland looks inward amid greater autonomy" - Deutsche Presse Agentur. Jun 18, 2009